Tatarstan: Four Videos; Treasures of Tatarstan, Tatarstan brings in skills and investors, Tatars try to save their language and Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019 cycle

Treasures of Tatarstan (7 min, english version) — Elena Pechko Source: Elena Pechko 16 Oct 2014 brings in skills and investors — Euro News Video As Kazan hosts the WorldSkills competition, Euronews takes a closer look at this eclectic city and visits Innopolis, a satellite development outside Kazan known as the Silicon Valley of Tatarstan.……

Bangladeshi architect builds eco-friendly mosque — Deutsche Welle de

Marina Tabassum has won an international award for building an eco-friendly mosque in Dhaka. In an interview with DW, she explains what makes the mosque so unique, and how is it to be a woman architect in Bangladesh. DW: You received the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture for building an environment-friendly mosque in the…

Video: Jean Nouvel: Architecture is listening

Published on 30 Jan 2014 Meet the award winning French architect Jean Nouvel, in this interview about his relationship to the Arab world. The architect is supposed to listen, Nouvel states, instead of imposing his own values and sensitivities on another place. In the Arab world there is a battle about identity and modernity going…

Simerg com: Royal Architectural Institute Awards Gold Medal to 49th Ismaili Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, for his contribution to Canadian architecture

(l to r) Seated — Princess Zahra Aga Khan (daughter, His Highness the Aga Khan), George Baird (RAIC 2010 Gold Award Recipient), His Highness the Aga Khan (RAIC 2013 Gold Award Recipient), Paul E. Frank (RAIC President), Jim McKee (RAIC Executive Director); Standing — Samuel Oghale Oboh (RAIC Regional Director Alberta/North West Territories), Barry Johns…